“You have a mental illness, you can’t succeed”

Ouch! That one hurts. I've heard that line so many times, and it never gets easier to hear. I've been told I wouldn't be able to do the things I want to in life because my borderline would stop me. Doctors have told me I would never be able to keep a job, that I …

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The fear of being honest

Okay, this post is going to be about something that makes me really uncomfortable, and me admitting something I thought I would just keep to myself, which is: I'm so unbelievably scared! So scared! I'm not scared like a girl running away from a man in a mask in a horror movie, or like a …

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“Just be positive”

Before I start off, I just want to say that I'm not trying to make anybody feel bad about the content of this post. People who never dealt with mental illness have a hard time understanding it, and that is totally fine and very understandable! But I need to say something that actually kind of …

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Who am I?

That is a question I've asked myself a billion times. Throughout my life, I feel like I've tried different personalities almost, and I was never quite sure which one was actually me. Previously in my life, I was always the crazy one. I tried my hardest to be the funniest, the loudest, and the wildest. …

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Let’s Speak Up!

The other day, I had a talk with my boyfriend about me and my thoughts, and I decided I would let you in on some of the things that came up. Trying to explain to other people what goes on in your head, can be extremely hard. I'm lucky enough to have a boyfriend who …

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Mental Illness: A Superpower?

I recently heard about this thing where people say you have to see mental illness as a superpower. At first, I thought that sounded really strange and I didn't think that could have any truth to it. I started doing some research on this whole superpower thing, and I found thousands of articles talking about …

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